Re-Union Reflections; Wills, Walls, Wells Webinar

Contributed by Natalie Butto, Management Professor and Workshop Facilitator  It is autumn, which symbolizes transition, and reunion time at many colleges. FIU recently hosted their roaring Reunion week, and I just returned from a Georgetown Hoya Lawya reunion in DC. The anticipation of reunions can spark a variety of feelings including excitement, nostalgia and doubt. […]

How To Direct The Award Winning Movie Called YOU

When Alumni outreach organizers here at FIU reached out to ask if I would be interested in spending time talking with students and Alumni about career and life goals I was flattered. What a great opportunity to share! But then I instantly began wondering, What in the world could I present to this incredibly talented, […]

Life is too short…

Contributed by Jackie Pires, NSU Career Advisor This past summer, I had the pleasure of doing a practicum at the FIU Alumni Association, working with Maria Tomaino, Associate Director of Alumni Career Development. I enjoyed meeting so many FIU alumni and working with some of you through career coaching. During the summer and this fall […]

Panther Steps

After years of reflection, I realize that the starting point for many of my successes started at FIU. I believe it all started when I received my commission as a 2LT in the Army through the FIU Army ROTC program. But perhaps I should back track even further. I was a Soldier serving on active […]

FIU Embrace to provide training opportunities

FIU Embrace is a university-wide initiative that promotes health, wellness and strives to improve the overall functioning of adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Intellectual Disabilities (ID), and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders (OND). Through research, educational opportunities, and services FIU Embrace strives to positively impact the lives of affected individuals, their families and student learners. On Tuesday […]

Heat Up Your Job Search with These Summer Career Events!

The last week of June, join us for 12 career events – featuring webinars, an in-person workshop, and online networking to enhance your job search, personal brand and professional network.   Monday, June 27 How to Land and Make the Most of Jobs and Internships – 12pm ET (webinar) The Job Hunting Mindset for College […]

Career Coach Confessions

I have been in the career services industry for 10 years. In my time as a growing professional, I have learned a lot. I have impacted a lot of people. A lot of people have impacted me. I have heard success stories, made lifelong professional connections, and absorbed vast knowledge about career and personal development. […]

Announcing our 2016 Scholarship Recipients

The FIU Alumni Association proudly announces the 2016 Scholarship Recipients for the Legacy Scholarships. These FIU students were chosen by our Scholarship Committee.  Each student has a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  Each of our recipients are an FIU legacy, the son/daughter, grandchild or sibling of an FIU alumni.  Each recipient will […]

Good Ideas for Your 2016 HR Best Practices

Hey FIU alumni! The PEO Group is back at you with a catchy article we came across.   Many people completed this in the first quarter of 2016. If you haven’t or have questions, we are here to help. The PEO Group can broker a PEO for your business that is able to assist in HR functions […]

Three upcoming conferences at FIU to empower and support women Panthers

FIU is proud to present three exciting opportunities to support the betterment and empowerment of women Panthers. We invite you to join us and transform your personal and professional experience.  Women Who Lead | Learn More March 22 @ BBC | March 23 @ MMC  A day long conference designed to enhance the leadership development of […]